September 20, 2023
Location / Chapter
South Central Minnesota Area
Prairie River Camp
Other Ministry Model
Position Purpose : Youth For Christ reaches young people everywhere, working together with
the local church and other likeminded partners to raise up lifelong followers
of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God
and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social
The Property and Maintenance Manager will oversee and coordinate the
upkeep of all buildings, facilities, machines, vehicles and grounds of Prairie
River Camp. This position will have oversight over volunteer work groups,
summer staff work crews, and other part time or seasonal workers.
As a leader in this ministry, the Property and Maintenance Manager should
exhibit the following characteristics:
Devoted follower of Jesus Christ who is committed to his Lordship.
Has a strong desire for knowing the Word of God, living in its truth, and is
rooted in a life of prayer.
A strong desire to see the outdoors used as a tool to share the life changing
message of Jesus Christ.
High level of organization and self-motivation.
The ability to prioritize tasks and work through them in an efficient manner.
The desire and ability to lead and manage other workers and volunteers in a
clear and encouraging manner.
A clear communicator who is able to interact with guests and provide
resources for them.
Friendly, supportive, servant-leader.
A team player who wholly supports and engages in the mission of the
Ability to direct multiple projects and work crews.
Ability to work independently.
Diligent in project completion and overseeing the same.
Functions and Duties:
- Repair and Improve all camp assets (buildings, facilities, machines,
vehicles, and grounds)
Ensure that the camp complies with all state and local guidelines and
Check accommodation’s readiness including lights, heat, set up, AV
equipment set up, etc. as needed.
Greet, guide and direct groups upon arrival and act as point person/liaison
throughout their stay at camp as needed.
Assist with other various Campers Experience related functions as needed.
- Support and facilitate camp activities
- Supervise volunteers and work crews
Responsibilities include participation and supervision in the following areas:
- Building construction, remodeling, and repair
- Vehicle and equipment maintenance
- Grounds keeping
- Managing work projects, volunteer teams, and ongoing facility
All South Central Minnesota Youth For Christ regular full time employees will
be given the opportunity to be involved in the Stewardship functions of South
Central Minnesota Youth For Christ (hereafter SCMYFC, or YFC). These
opportunities could include fund raising events, circle of influence/YFC donor
contacts, and other opportunities as provided.
Because the overriding religious purpose and mission of SCMYFC is to
communicate and introduce the Gospel of Jesus Christ to young people and
their families, and in that regard to make, educate and encourage life-long
disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is very important that you as an
employee in the movement of YFC be recognized as an associate minister
of the Gospel.
As an employee of YFC and an associate minister of the Gospel, YFC
expects all employees to:
Seek God’s guidance and wisdom, through prayer and meditation, for
the organization as a whole as well as for specific ministry initiatives.
Participate and lead regular times of prayer, devotion and worship as a
regular aspect of your role within YFC.
Teach and preach from the Holy Bible at YFC staff meetings,
conferences, camps and events.
- General Construction and Maintenance (carpentry, plumbing, painting,
- Heavy Equipment Operation
- Automotive and Small Engine Repair
- Managing Contractors
- Scheduling and Implementing Projects
On the Job Training As needed
Travel Requirements Minimal
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or
qualifications associated with the job.
YFC is classified as an Association of Churches and as such our hiring practices reflect that designation. As a religious nonprofit organization, Youth For Christ incorporates within each leader role, the requirement to model, teach, share and live the faith. The relationship between YFC’s mission and each of its leaders is its lifeblood and as such does at all times and in all instances reserve the right to make employment decisions based upon a person’s religious beliefs, personal character and lifestyle consistent with our understanding of the Bible or with our overall goals and requirements for Christian ministry.
We seek to create a workplace that is intentional about Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Our commitment to our employees extends to their opportunities for growth, development, promotion, training and compensation.
We will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the organization.